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Have You Crossed the Line with Your Work Spouse?

Bonding with work peers has always been an important part of office life, but employees are taking things to the next level. There is a growing tendency toward taking a “work spouse,” i.e., a colleague whom one confides in and deeply trusts. A new survey from digital media company Captivate found that 70 percent of […]
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AA Starts Selling 'Basic Economy' Fares

Travelers line up at an American Airlines ticket counter at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois, May 13, 2014. Jim Young / Reuters The fares are good for travel beginning March 1 and include flights to five cities pairs from Philadelphia – Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans and Charlotte, N.C., as well as these […]
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AA Starts Selling 'Basic Economy' Fares

Travelers line up at an American Airlines ticket counter at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois, May 13, 2014. Jim Young / Reuters The fares are good for travel beginning March 1 and include flights to five cities pairs from Philadelphia – Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans and Charlotte, N.C., as well as these […]
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Can Uber Weather Sex Harassment Scandal?

Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India, in January 2016. Danish Siddiqui – Reuters Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has shown a desire to be proactive and transparent with the company’s response, Levick said. On Sunday, he said what Fowler described was “abhorrent and against everything Uber stands for […]
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Jay Z Reportedly Starting a VC Fund

Rapper Jay-Z acknowledges a fan during a news conference in Los Angeles on April 16, 2014. KEVORK DJANSEZIAN / Reuters The “99 Problems” singer — who is married to pop star Beyonce — is no stranger to the business world. Jay Z’s entertainment company, Roc Nation, has made some investments in tech startups such as […]
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Tyson CEO Denies Fixing Chicken Market

Chickens huddle in cages at farm in California. Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP, file The federal agency’s investigation follows the filing of class action lawsuit on the part of chicken wholesalers and consumers. The suit alleged that Tyson and other dominant chicken suppliers had kept the prices of chicken artificially propped up even as the […]
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Yahoo Saves Verizon Deal After Email Hacks

Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised agreement announced Tuesday eases investor worries that Verizon Communications Inc. would demand a discount of at least $1 […]
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An Affordable House May Grow Harder to Find

The American Dream may be in shorter supply. A growing number of Americans now find it increasingly difficult to achieve the dream of owning a home. Simply put, they can’t afford the price or save enough money for the down payment. A new housing affordability model created by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and […]
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Uber Hires Eric Holder to Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims

Eric Holder, then the U.S. attorney general, in March 2015. Carolyn Kaster / AP, file “I hear these stories from women all the time, and there is a sense that women need to put up with it. There’s a sense that it’s part of what it means to be an engineer in Silicon Valley,” said […]
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Casino revenue falls

Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017’s first month, winning almost seven percent less from gamblers. State revenue department figures show gamblers statewide lost $166 million in January compared to $178 million in the same month in 2016. The 12 coastal casinos posted revenue of $99 million, down from $101 million in January 2016. Revenue on the […]